Menoher, Pearson, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
US
Last Primary MOS
00G1-Army General Officer (G1)
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 00G1, 24th Infantry Division
Service Years
1915 - 1950

US

Brigadier General



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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1892
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Menoher, Pearson, BG USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia
Last Address
Southern Pines, North Carolina

Date of Passing
Feb 13, 1958
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec: 3, Site: 1962 RH

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


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Last Known Activity
A son of Major General Charles T. Menoher, Pearson Menoher was born on November 14, 1892. He too, like his brothers and father, attended West Point Military Academy. In his class was future president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower. Amazingly, Menoher served in three wars: World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. During WWII, Menoher commanded the 42nd Rainbow Division and was the Chief of Staff of the 15th Corps which became part of Patton's Third Army as well as serving Patton as his aide in it's drive through Europe. At some point during World War II, Pearson Menoher signed the document, along with other generals, that we have been researching for this website. In the Korean War he was the Assistant Commander of the 24th Division and took temporary charge when Major General William F. Dean was captured. By the end of the Korean Conflict, Menoher was Commander of the General V Corps. Throughout his military career, Pearson Menoher received multiple medals and awards including the Distinguished Service Medal, a Silver Star, the Legion of Merit, and a Bronze Star. After his death on the 12th of December, 1958, he too was buried in Arlington National Cemetery with the rest of his family.

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 Unit Assignments
XV Corps24th Infantry Division
  1943-1946, 00G1, XV Corps
  1950-1950, 00G1, 24th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1915-1916 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1911-1915, United States Military Academy
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